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Physical exam

What is included in a Well-Woman Exam?

  • General physical exam including breast exam

  • Evaluation of need for health screening

  • Pelvic exam and pap smear

  • Review and updation of family health history

  • Updating personal information such as life and work situation

  • Updating current medications, herbs, and supplements

  • tests based on age (such as mammogram, test for sexually transmitted diseases, and colon cancer screening)

  • Update on immunizations

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Well-Woman annual exam

A Well-Woman Exam is your once-a-year visit for a general check-up, including a breast exam and pelvic exam. Your Well-Woman Exam is also the time for you to ask questions and discuss gynaecologic health concerns you may have. This examination does not include a discussion of new problems or a detailed review of chronic conditions.

Most insurance plans accepted —

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What happens if you have a new health problem when you come for your annual exam?

You and your provider will need to decide whether to use the time that day to address your problem, in which case your annual exam visit can be rescheduled. Or you may choose to go ahead with your annual exam, and to defer the health concern to another visit. Scheduled appointment times do not allow for both.


Insurance coverage

  • Check your insurance policy to make sure you are covered for yearly preventive medicine visits or Well Woman Exams / Women’s Health pap / pelvic / breast exam

  • Most insurance plans allow for only one Well-Woman Exam per year

  • Medicare Coverage

  • Medicare covers paps every two years, mammograms every year, colon cancer screening, and routine vaccinations

  • If you are considered high-risk, Medicare will pay for annual pap smears

  • Medicare does not cover routine annual exams. You may choose to pay for routine physicals and tests out of pocket

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